|Job Description Elster Solutions engineers award-winning Smart Metering systems and Smart Grid system solutions that help utilities improve their revenue cycle services, customer service, delivery reliability, and enable efficient energy usage by utility consumers through demand response and in home networking capabilities. Elster EnergyAxis advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) system is deployed with more than 90 utilities around the world, with 4.5 million meters online in North America, Central America, Caribbean and the Pacific Rim.
Elster Group SE [NYSE: ELT] employs more than 7,500 staff and operates in more than 39 countries. Our diverse portfolio of products and solutions are used to accurately and reliably measure gas, electricity and water consumption as well as enable energy efficiency and conservation.
We sell our products and solutions to utilities, distributors and industrial customers across gas, electricity, water and multi-utility organizations for use in residential and commercial and industrial settings. Our customers operate in more than 130 countries and include numerous large, medium and small utilities.
Elster Solutions is looking for an experienced RF design engineer.
The successful candidate would have the ability to understand communication theory, evaluate various communications alternatives and design effective communications circuits with special emphasis on low cost. A working knowledge of integrated circuits and other electronic parts is necessary. The candidate also will be familiar with modern electronic manufacturing techniques. The candidate will be asked to use creativity, experience, and judgment to achieve reliable and manufactuable products in a timely manner.
Hands on experience with printed circuit board design and layout, sufficient to direct a layout draftsperson is required. The Preferred candidate would ideally have experience designing with a variety of transceivers, using a variety of modulation schemes. Design experience with discrete components and RF modules is desirable. Antenna design experience is preferred. Candidate will provide technical expertise to support third party or Elster developments of communication solutions. Candidate should have good communication and writing skills to interact with internal and external project teams and for customer interactions.
•The position requires a BS in Electrical Engineering or closely related field.
•At least two years experience in design of communications technologies that may include radio, telephony, and power line carrier.
•Must be able to effectively communicate both in writing and orally.
•Must be familiar with office productivity software and computerized engineering tools.
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